WOOD vs. PROPANE Heat for Small Spaces

WOOD vs. PROPANE Heat for Small Spaces

What’s the best heat source for my tiny space?   While this website is about wood heat I feel propane should be mentioned too. When considering a heat source for our Airstream Travel Trailer propane was a natural solution. For the majority of people and small...
CASE STUDY: Tent Stove to Heat RV

CASE STUDY: Tent Stove to Heat RV

Tent stoves are primitive lightweight stoves for heating wall-tents (canvas hunting tents) or ice huts. They are essentially a barrel, door and a chimney. Not the most efficient stoves nor the cleanest burning but they are cheap and they do provide heat. While these...
SMALL STOVE REVIEW: Shipmate Skippy Stove

SMALL STOVE REVIEW: Shipmate Skippy Stove

Shipmate stoves have a long history that almost dried up in the late 90’s when the original company went out of business. A boat and stove enthusiasts picked up production of the old line in 2003 after finding an vintage stove and restoring it for his personal boat....

How many BTU’s do I need to heat my tiny space?

Thinking about wood heat for your tiny house? Good! Wood stoves can provide affordable, clean and renewable heat all winter long. The first step is determining how many BTU’s you need to heat your space. What is BTU? A BTU is a British Thermal Unit and is basically a...